New York State of Health http://wrvo.org en Final enrollment day was busiest for state's health care exchange http://wrvo.org/post/final-enrollment-day-was-busiest-states-health-care-exchange <p>March 31 was the busiest day for New York's new health insurance marketplace. It was also the final day of the six month open enrollment period.</p><p>Almost 470,000 people visited the site and 39,000 signed up on that last day, according to the state's exchange, to bring the total to 926,000 enrolled.</p><p>Those newly covered signed up for a combination of the expanded federal Medicaid program, Child Health Plus, or a private provider.</p><p>The exchange is crediting its early success in enrollment with a functioning website, something the federal exchange was plagued with.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:20:50 +0000 Ryan Delaney 54084 at http://wrvo.org Affordable Care Act sign up deadline is today http://wrvo.org/post/affordable-care-act-sign-deadline-today <p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:28:37 +0000 Ellen Abbott 48968 at http://wrvo.org Affordable Care Act sign up deadline is today ACR Health rallies to register people into state healthcare exchange http://wrvo.org/post/acr-health-rallies-register-people-state-healthcare-exchange <p></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:29:17 +0000 Ellen Abbott 48797 at http://wrvo.org Health insurance enrollment deadline looms http://wrvo.org/post/health-insurance-enrollment-deadline-looms <p></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:19:22 +0000 Ellen Abbott 48741 at http://wrvo.org How will the Affordable Care Act affect you? http://wrvo.org/post/how-will-affordable-care-act-affect-you <p><span style="color: rgb(70, 70, 70); font-family: Arial; line-height: normal;">The federal health law&#39;s individual marketplaces have started. In New York nearly all Americans will be required to have health insurance starting January 1, 2014, or else they will be liable for a tax penalty. There is considerable confusion about the law. Some people aren&#39;t sure if they qualify and they have no clear idea of how much insurance might cost.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:04:03 +0000 WRVO News 44984 at http://wrvo.org New York's health exchange opens for business http://wrvo.org/post/new-yorks-health-exchange-opens-business <p>New York State of Health, the marketplace exchange that will let New Yorkers choose health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is open for business starting Tuesday. The state has plenty of help available for anyone who&#39;s taking the jump into these historic waters.<br /> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 11:46:52 +0000 Ellen Abbott 44981 at http://wrvo.org New York's health exchange opens for business Affordable Care Act still poses concerns for small businesses, doctors http://wrvo.org/post/affordable-care-act-still-poses-concerns-small-businesses-doctors <p></p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:01:01 +0000 Ellen Abbott 44918 at http://wrvo.org